These are some of the reasons not to vote and not to consent to tyranny.
Because to vote is to give the state legitimacy.
They are why I no longer support the state or any of the sociopaths who make up the minions of the state by voting.
A man is none the less a slave because he is allowed to choose a new master once in a term of years. - Spooner, Lysander
It is always easier to fight for one‘s principles than to live up to them. - Adler, Alfred
If men use liberty in such a way as to surrender their liberty, are they thereafter any the less slaves? If people by a plebiscite elect a man despot over them, do they remain free because the despotism was of their own making? - Spencer, Herbert
Consent and the withdrawal thereof:
Freedom is manifested by two words - I Won't . Eric Frank Russell
Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just Powers from the Consent of the Governed. -Jefferson, Thomas
Society in every state is a blessing, but government even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one; for when we suffer, or are exposed to the same miseries BY A GOVERNMENT, which we might expect in a country WITHOUT GOVERNMENT, our calamity is heightened by reflecting that we furnish the means by which we suffer. - Paine, Thomas
The only idea they have ever manifested as to what is a government of consent, is this—that it is one to which everybody must consent, or be shot. - Spooner, Lysander
All authority is derived from the people at large, held only during their pleasure, and exercised only for their benefit. - Tucker, Thomas T.
Resolve to serve no more, and you are at once freed. I do not ask that you place hands upon the tyrant to topple him over, but simply that you support him no longer;
then you will behold him, like a great Colossus whose pedestal has been pulled away, fall of his own weight
and break in pieces. De La Boétie, Étienne
Voting is consent.
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